The UWM Visiting Writer’s Series Presents Dan Kois

Thursday, March 15 2018 7:00 PM

Curtin Hall Room 175

Thursday, March 15, 2018
Reading and performance: 7 PM, Curtin Hall Room 175
Free and open to the public
Books available for purchase

On March 15, please join essayist and editor (as well as Whitefish Bay native) Dan Kois, co-author of The World Only Spins Forward: The Ascent of Angels in America, for a discussion (and partial reading) of his oral history of Tony Kushner’s pioneering, Pulitzer-prizewinning play.

Dan Kois is an editor and writer for Slate’s culture section and a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine. He’s the former culture editor at, where he launched the Slate Book Review. He previously co-hosted the podcast “Mom and Dad Are Fighting” and is a frequent guest on Slate’s Culture Gabfest. His previous book was Facing Future, about the Hawaiian musician Israel Kamakawiwo’ole, for Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 series, and his next book is How to Be a Family, a memoir of parenting around the world.

Books available for purchase.